New Delhi, May 10 -- What does tech do well? And what can we do well with our hands?" These questions occupy Lisa Marks as we go over her presentation a few hours ahead of the announcement of the Lexus Design Award 2019 winner.

"It's really easy to say everything needs technology.the new thing is wearable technology. New technology in conductive threads can make really soft sensors and it does amazing things. But we need to think a little bit more about when we are using it," she says.

Later that evening, the American industrial designer's algorithmic lace bra, made for post-mastectomy women, was announced Grand Prix winner after a long process that involved 1,548 worldwide entries. Marks is a graduate from the Parsons School of Design an...